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7 Ways to Use NaNoWriMo to Make You a Better Writer All Year Long

Gaining and practicing skills that will serve you in the long term provides you with an invaluable leg up on the rest of your writing career. 12 more words

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Writing Wednesday: Thanksgiving

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, here in the States at least. One thing I’m thankful for: We never host Thanksgiving dinner, so I don’t have to worry about doing a special cleaning of the house or cook or have to deal with people in my house. 1,010 more words

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An odd bit of world building

I gang, Craig here today. Some of this has been on my mind lately, and I’m trying to avoid a political rant. I generally avoid those like the plague in my public persona. 1,039 more words

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JK Rowling’s 8 Rules of Writing

Everyone eventually comes up with their own personal writing rules and define your unique style. To help with that, we study others people’s rules. I think it helps to look at the rules of those writers who have been successful. 18 more words

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Sunday Summary: Rolling Along

Not too much to really say up here. Words have been flowing. Things are about to get hot in my NaNo project. And not in a sexy way. 1,011 more words

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'Once over lightly'?

At one of the first residential writing courses I went on, many years ago, the special guest one evening was a published author – one novel – who was invited to talk to us about his writing process. 814 more words